Monthly Archives: September 2011

Can powdered pig make your finger grow back?

Can powdered pig make your finger grow back? Yes, according to the article “The Healing Power Within” in the July/August 2011 edition of Discover Magazine. It tells of the discovery of the healing powers of extracellular matrix, referred to in … Continue reading

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Doc Cindy in Family Circle Magazine

It’s kind of fun to be featured in a national magazine (though it doesn’t seem to turn a person into a best-sellilng author overnight). Anyway, Family Circle featured an article on saving money on health care, and interviewed me about … Continue reading

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Memories of 9/11/01

The day was already a little unusual. Rather than spend the morning in the office, I’d elected to make a few house calls. Fortunately, it was a beautiful day. I stopped at the home of Jim S, a jovial but emphysematous … Continue reading

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Photo Quiz Question – Q.005 – White female with black ankles

Photo Quiz Question – Q.005 – September 08, 2011 65-year-old white female who consults you regarding her legs. What does the above image depict?  Does it hurt? Why is one leg affected more than the other? Can you do anything to … Continue reading

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Carbohydrates and Companion Planting

Carbohydrates – we really love them, don’t we? We just don’t like what they do to us, especially when they’re consumed with abandon.  However, if food were hard to come by, we’d love eating carbs and love what they do … Continue reading

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Making the most of OTC meds – meclizine

This article begins a series on making the most of over-the-counter drugs. Usually medical questions begin with, “I have such and such a problem – what can I do for it?” Today’s approach takes the opposite tack. With a limited … Continue reading

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